Saudi to pay $266 minimum salary to Ethiopian maids

The governments of Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia have have reportedely reached consensus to make the minimum monthly salary of Ethiopian domestic workers in Saudi Arabia 1,000 Saudi Riyal (around $266).

Ethiopia appoints new ambassadors to 17 countries

As part of its political reform, the Government of Ethiopia has appointed new ambassadors to 17 countries, including The Hague, the United States, China and the United Arab Emirates.

AfDB, Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative collaborate

The African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program has signed a financial procedures agreement with the World Bank-led Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi).